mcmorgan + plagiarism   21

Technology Fails Plagiarism, Citation Tests
"plagiarism detection software is being unmasked as not as effective as using browser search engines." But with Turnitin, you don't actually have to read the paper. Maybe I'm cynical, but I'm thinking we don't trust our own judgements. But the better argument is this,

"Both plagiarism detection and citation software are harbingers of the dangers of seeking shortcuts for teaching students any aspect of writing; spending school or university funds on these inadequate technologies, I think, is hard to defend, but the greater pedagogical problem is how technology often serves to impede, not strengthen our roles as educators—especially as teachers of writing.
plagiarism  fyw 
july 2015 by mcmorgan
Proudly Fraudulent: An Interview With MoMA’s First Poet Laureate, Kenneth Goldsmith | The Awl
You think it's an interview - but then find out it's Kenny's fraud: patchwritten from his other works. Which makes it a nice OV of Goldsmith's work. Oh boy. And since when did MoMA need a poet laureate?
dh  DigitalHumanities  patchwriting  plagiarism 
february 2013 by mcmorgan
Wolfram Alpha - a new kind of Fail
Taking Wolfram and his data processor down a notch.
newmedia  plagiarism  google  searchengine 
may 2009 by mcmorgan
Tunit it Buying Its Way Onto the Program?
Turnitin.com is hoping to pay instructors ... to professors at colleges that use the popular service, telling them that if they apply to be on a panel at the conference to talk about plagi
plagiarism  turnitin  academic 
may 2008 by mcmorgan
Dr. Mashup; or, Why Educators Should Learn to Stop Worrying and Love the Remix
Brian Lamb on mashups - for art and for education - learning objects (RIP), conditions of acceptance, and "Educators and higher education decision-makers have an obligation to carefully and critically assess new technologies before making radical changes.
mashup  web2.0  plagiarism  fyc  erhetoric  learningobjects 
july 2007 by mcmorgan
Paul Robeson Library:: Provost Video on Plagiarism
In the name of entertainment, the videos represent academic integrity as the demands of a bobble-headed school marm, while the i"real life" examples are from a nonsense paper and illustrate poor practices.
literacy  newmedia  plagiarism  fyc  rhetoric 
may 2007 by mcmorgan
Plagiarism 'is fault of indulgent lecturers' - Britain - Times Online
a side effect of cut and paste habits? the idea is to slow down and digest the material - but writing by hand
plagiarism  academic  twwt 
october 2006 by mcmorgan
Issues Raised by Use of Turnitin Plagiarism Detection Software | cyberdash
see related posts: a turnitin rep responded to this article on kairosnews
turnitin  plagiarism 
september 2006 by mcmorgan

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